By Andrea Fryrear published November 18, 2016

The Secret Your Website Traffic Might Be Trying to Tell You

An unseen message in your website traffic could open a new approach to content. Looking for ways to reach the audience that you have — even if it’s not the audience you wanted — may provide a path to new insights and activities. Continue reading

By Andrea Fryrear published November 11, 2016

How a Newsroom Approach Helps Teams Produce Quality Content on a Deadline

To create outstanding content that meets your business goals, your content team needs time and staff, while ensuring that the right work gets done at the right time. Here’s how some best-in-class content teams address that challenge. Continue reading

By Andrea Fryrear published November 4, 2016

Your 2017 Content Marketing Goal: Give the People What They Want

Regardless of the business objectives for your content in 2017, experts at our B2C roundtable identified one overarching goal that should inform each and every piece of content. And they share how they address it in their companies. Continue reading

By Andrea Fryrear published October 28, 2016

How to Make Content Creation the Star Quarterback

Content marketing is a team sport. Measurement, distribution, and technology all have roles to play, but high-quality content creation, like the quarterback, has a disproportionate effect on content marketing’s success (or failure). Continue reading

By Andrea Fryrear published October 21, 2016

Email Marketing: A Fresh Take From the Experts

You can’t just send a weekly newsletter to your entire list and expect great results. Marketers need to create email that subscribers want to open. Content Marketing Institute’s B2B roundtable experts share how to do that. Continue reading

By Andrea Fryrear published October 14, 2016

Content Marketing ROI: 4 Ways to Get Started

Almost nine in 10 marketers who consider their content efforts as most successful track the ROI of their content. To help you get a handle on your content ROI, we offer four perspectives from a panel of B2B content experts. Continue reading

By Michele Linn published December 4, 2015

3 (Easy) Ways to Truly Surprise Your Audience

Year after year, marketers say creating more engaging content is a top challenge. This year, we asked our B2C roundtable members for their counsel. One of their unexpected answers? Surprise your audience. Then they shared how. Continue reading

By Michele Linn published November 27, 2015

A 4-Step Approach to Create Content That Hits the Mark

Creating effective content is the goal of any content marketer. But how do you figure out what’s effective? There isn’t any easy answer, but you can start with this four-step approach inspired by our B2C roundtable and community input. Continue reading

By Michele Linn published November 20, 2015

How to Make Marketing Meetings More Productive and Less Soul-Sucking

How much of your valuable time is sucked up in meetings? We asked B2C roundtable participants for their insights and tips that will leave you and your content marketing team thinking, “That was a good use of my time, and it all makes sense.” Continue reading

By Michele Linn published November 6, 2015

Why Strong Writing Is a Skill to Prioritize in 2016 (And How to Hire Great Writers)

The lowest-ranked priority for B2B marketers is the one thing that almost every brand should do better – developing stronger writers. Our B2B roundtable shares how to do that and our LinkedIn Group shares how to hire good writers. Continue reading